SkyWeather SkyCam Raspberry Pi Camera



SkyWeather SkyCam

This Camera Module is a custom designed camera for the Raspberry Pi.
It uses a standard Pi or Pi Zero cable to connect to the your choice of Raspberry Pi.

This camera is software compatible with the standard Raspberry Pi Camera.

It's built-in IR-CUT system, automatically switches the camera from day to night mode for better and clearer image during the day and night.

This interface uses the dedicated CSI interface, via the Raspberry Pi CSI bus,  a higher bandwidth link, which carries pixel data from the camera back to the Raspberry Pi.

You can choose other replaceable  lenses for this camera here.

You can find a longer Raspberry Pi Cable here.

You can find a Raspberry Pi Zero Cable here.

This the camera nestled in the SkyWeather Box:

The camera sensor itself has a native resolution of 5 megapixel
Still picture resolution: 2592 x 1944, also supports 1080p30, 720p60 and 640x480p60/90 video.

The camera is capable of 2592 x 1944 pixel static images,and also supports 1080 p @ 30 fps, 720 p @ 60 fps and 640 x480 p 60/90 video recording,with 5MP OV5647 webcam sensor

The camera is supported in the latest version of Raspbian (starting with Stretch) , SkyWeather's preferred operating system.


  • CCD size: 1/4 inch
  • Aperture(F): 1.8
  • Focal Length: 2.8 mm (adjustable)
  • Field of View: 72 degrees
  • Preferred Sensor Resolution: 1080p
  • Dimension: 1.42inch x1.04inch x0.94inch
  • 4 screw holes 
  • Support 3.3V power output
  • Supports connecting infrared LED or flash LED

Package Contents

  • 1 x 5MP Camera Module Board
  • 120mm RRaspberry Pi Cable